Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas.

We bring together researchers, engineers and artists across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

About us

Networking event 'Artificial intelligence in materials science'_photo Glen Forde

Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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RAI impact night, 2018

Platform services for partners

Find the right experts and actions for your needs

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on popularising research and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

Mechatronic Circus presents smart devices built by students at mechatronics courses at Aalto University.

Mechatronic Circus & Demo Day 8 April, 2021

Join Mechatronic Circus and Demo Day online event on Thursday 8 April to see smart devices built by students as well as to hear the latest on mechatronics research.

Events
Cooperation in planning

Integrating transport with other land uses: policy combinations and calibrations

An open lecture by the recently appointed Aalto University Professor Dominic Stead will be held online on the 14th of April, 2-3:30 pm EET (local Helsinki time). Prof. Stead will talk about his work on policy integration for transport and land use planning.

Events
Energy Modelling Series

Modelling for Heat Pumps

Innovative approaches for decarbonizing heat

Events
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The Living+ blog & podcasts

Essays and podcasts on topics related to human-centered living environments.

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Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Advanced energy solutions

The main research foci in energy research are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

View of Helsinki by night. Photo by Ioannis Koulousis.

Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti

ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like AI and 5G cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

General image of people gathered at Slush startup event, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing focus areas include biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biomaterials, digital health, and health management and design.

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Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

An abstract composition of different metals and forms.

Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Online event

LASER Talks: Adaptation and Space

Under the theme ‘Adaptation and Space’ this LASER Talk at Aalto University will intersect different practices and discourses as heterogeneous but complementary articulations of ‘space’, that address, operate on and contribute, in different ways and capacities, to the transformation of the contemporary environment and its challenges: the social, the infrastructural, the technological, the sensory, the virtual, the built and the unbuilt.
HyMEx 2021 Hybrid Museum Experience Symposium
Conferences and workshops

Join the HyMEx online symposium’s programme

In 2021, the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art organises HyMEx, a symposium that aims at deconstructing and reconstructing the hybrid museum experience through the involvement of pluridisciplinary angles. The online symposium involves more than 20 international speakers from all around the world.
HyMEx 2021 Hybrid Museum Experience Symposium
Conferences and workshops

CALL FOR PAPERS – HyMEx 2021 Hybrid Museum Experience Symposium

Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art (Budapest) aims to bring together leading researchers, scholars in digital and experimental museology, collection care, curatorial practice, art mediation, as well as researchers from a broad spectrum of discplines to exchange views on challenging situations and latest innovations in the field of hybrid museum experiences, with a focus on contemporary art.
Designer Leevi Ikäheimo's anatomical knitwear (2020)
Exhibitions and fairs

Intimacy

Intimacy situates at the intersection of novel politicization and digital disruption of fashion.It updates our understanding of Finnish clothing and accessory design into the 2020s, exploring the intimate relationship between the body and the clothes we wear and introducing visitors to the creative design process, from initial sketches to the finished products.
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Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

Kerrostalo ja kallioita
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art Published:

The SUBURBAN PRIDE project examines the relationship between mental images of suburbs and the built environment

The multidisciplinary project combines history of architecture, sociology, and research in critical cultural heritage and landscape architecture. The purpose of the project, based on research and workshops, is to build a sustainable future for suburbs.
Kuvataideopiskelijoiden ikkunainstallaatio oli esillä Amos Rex -museossa osana Egyptin varjo -opintoprojektia.
Cooperation, Studies Published:

Study project draws out the background of Amos Rex's popular Egypt exhibition

Shadow of Egypt, a study project by students in art education ran alongside the Egypt of Glory exhibition.
Battery recycling_photo Valeria Azovskaya
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Is battery recycling environmentally friendly?

Researchers conduct life-cycle assessment to determine the actual carbon footprint of battery recycling
Russia in the Arctic Dialogue International PhD School 2021
Research & Art, Studies Published:

II International PhD School "Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context" 2021

The aim of the International PhD School is to provide young scholars from the Arctic and non-Arctic countries with knowledge about the Russian Arctic strategy and large-scale industrial and environmental projects as well as facilitate international collaboration in studying and discussing contemporary issues of the Arctic Region in the global context.
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